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Prep roundup: Petitt’s walk-off home run gives Knights 7-4 win

March 26, 2019

The Herald-Dispatch

ONA - Easton Petitt hit a walk-off three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift Cabell Midland (3-4) to a 7-4 victory over George Washington Monday in high school baseball.

Petitt’s blast made a winner of reliever Brayden Lingenfelter.

Petitt went 3-for-3 with a double and three runs batted in. Peyton Weekly was 2-for-2. Chad Heiner went 2-for-5. Dawson Bryan drove in a run.

Aiden Johnson went 2-for-3 with two RBI for the Patriots. Preston Taylor and Evan Hughes also drove in runs.

The Knights return to action at 5 p.m. Wednesday at home vs. Spring Valley.

GEORGE WASHINGTON 002 010 10 - 4 7 1

CABELL MIDLAND 010 101 13 - 7 8 2

B. McCallister, I. McCallister (6), E. Miller (8) and catcher; D. Elkins, Kuhn (6), Lingenfelter and Weekly.

Hitting: (GW) Johnson 2-3 2 RBI, Taylor RBI, Hughes RBI; (CM) Petitt 3-3 2B HR 3 RBI, Heiner 2-5 2B, Weekly 2-2, D. Elkins 2B, Bryan RBI.

Softball

HURRICANE 10, S. CHARLESTON 0: Harlie Vanatter pitched a three-hit shutout and Caiti Mathes hit a two-run home run for the Redskins (6-3). Vanatter rang up 11 strikeouts. Lindsey Phares was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs batted in.

Grace Johnson was the losing pitcher and also had two hits for the Black Eagles.

HURRICANE 240 013 - 10 9 0

S. CHARLESTON 000 000 - 0 3 2

Vanatter and Dunlap. Johnson and Walton. W -- Vanatter.

Hitting: (H) Mathes HR, 2 RBIs; Phares 2-4, 2B, 2 RBIs; Vanattter 2-4, 3 RBIs; Lyon 2B, RBI. (SC) Johnson 2-2.